Paulista Avenue, Sao Paulo

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Experience the cosmopolitan atmosphere of the city by walking through Paulista Avenue, a 3 km (2 mi) thoroughfare notable for headquartering a large number of financial and cultural institutions. This important city avenue houses an extensive shopping area, as well as Latin America’s most comprehensive fine art museum, the Sao Paulo Museum of Art. Located in one of the highest parts of the city, the avenue is clustered with radio and TV stations, and is served by numerous subway and bus lines. Once a popular residential neighborhood, the avenue is flanked by lavishly ornate mansions, former homes of the city’s most powerful coffee barons. Bumper-to-bumper traffic is frequent in this area even outside peak hours, so avoid visiting by car or taxi. Put Paulista Avenue and other Sao Paulo attractions into our Sao Paulo day trip planning website , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • If there is a place with an endless number of things to do is the region of AV. Paulista and surroundings. Many museums, parks, restaurants, hotels, shopping malls and important buildings are situated in this region. Maybe the best hotels and restaurants in São Paulo are close from AV. Paulista. Accessibility is also great, with many bus lines, subway stations and bike path. Even an unassuming walk walk is a good thing in AV. Paulista. Weekends closes for sports and leisure. Anyway, visit Sao Paulo and not walk by the Paulista is like not having visited the city.
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  • A unique place where you can live the culture and its ramifications in your fullness, a place to go and enjoy without haste and without prior concepts.
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  • On Sundays it's fun walk and walk with the family. Next has various things to do on foot as bookshops museums cafeterias.
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When it comes to accommodations in Sao Paulo, there's a neighborhood to suit your mood. If you want to feel the city's beating heart, stay along its central artery, Avenue Paulista. From there, you'll have easy access to the best attractions in Sao Paulo. Alternatively, enjoy the city's nightlife round the clock by staying in Vila Madalena, where you'll find plenty of hostels and budget lodgings for young travelers. For a luxury experience, look to the central neighborhoods of Moema or Itaim Bibi. Wherever you decide to stay, you'll be able to whizz around the city using the efficient metro system.
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